Greater Tampa Swim Association is a year-round
competitive swim program that has been serving the
Tampa Bay area since 1957. Our goal is to bring the joy of swimming
to all levels of swimmers in our community. We are a non profit
club, is run by its elected Board of Directors which meets each
month. All members are welcome at each meeting and encouraged to be
involved in team activities and fundraisers.
Team was started in 2006.
Since then it has grown to include training groups at the
University of Tampa Pool and Bobby Hicks Pool, and offers 11
practices each week. Each practice is lead by a certified coach
with years of coaching experience, as well as personal experience
competing at an elite level.
Our coaching staff is dedicated to
working with a wide variety of athletes form varying swimming
backgrounds; from extreme novice swimmers to former collegiate
athletes, triathletes, open water and recreational swimmers. Our
coaching staff understands that each athlete has their own goals
and aspirations, as well as concerns, limitations, and even fears.
We are here to help every one of our athletes every step of the way
along their journey to reaching their ultimate goals in the water.
Coaches can help you fix technical flaws, build an aerobic base,
learn to swim all four strokes, or just get into over all better
Our team home to athletes who compete
at the national level in and out of the pool. Many of our masters
swimmers compete at USMS nationals each year. But a growing number
also compete in open water races all over the state and country.
Still others are highly competitive triathletes, racing on some of
the toughest courses around the U.S.
But do not be intimidated! In our
pools, you will also find many swimming newbies. People who did not
find the joy of swimming until later in life. We welcome swimmers
of all skill levels. Our workouts are set up so that anyone can
join and be successful on their own pace.
Visiting the Tampa Bay area? Come
swim with us! Bring a copy of your USMS card and $10 for the
drop-in fee to whichever practice time you wish to
If you have any questions, please
feel free to contact one of our coaches for more info.
See you at the pool!